Dr. Hargons selected through APA-MOU Learning Partner Program

A major congratulations to Dr. Candice Hargons who was selected through APA-MOU Learning Partner Program to attend the Psychological Society of South Africa’s 25th anniversary Congress. She will be traveling to Johannesburg, South Africa this fall!

Dr. Joseph Hammer Selected for the KPF Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award

Dr. Joseph Hammer, assistant professor of counseling psychology, was selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award from the Kentucky Psychological Foundation. This annual award is given to a faculty member at a Kentucky university who demonstrates excellence in mentoring psychology graduate students.  This award was presented to Dr. … Read More

Counseling Psychology Faculty and Student Awarded NCAA Grant

A University of Kentucky College of Education research team has been selected to receive funding from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for a project related to college athletes’ psychological well-being and mental health. The team is comprised of Jeff Reese, a licensed psychologist and professor in the Department of Educational, School, … Read More

Candice Hargons Named Carnegie Fellow Nominee

Dr. Candice Hargons, assistant professor of Counseling Psychology, is the University of Kentucky junior faculty nominee for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Programs. The Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program supports research and writing that addresses pressing issues and cultural transitions affecting us at home and abroad. The Carnegie Corporation of New … Read More

Dr. Claude Steele Presentations at UK on 11/8/18

Dr. Claude Steele, author of Whistling Vivaldi:  How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, will visit the UK campus on Thursday, November 8, with a presentation at 10:00 am in Ballroom 212A of the Student Center.   Sonja Feist-Price, Vice President for Institutional Diversity, has asked Dr. Steele to hold … Read More

Counseling Psychology Faculty and Student Awarded TCP Outstanding Paper Award

Congratulations to counseling psychology faculty members Dr. Candice Hargons and Dr. Danelle Stevens-Watkins, as well as counseling psychology student Della Mosley, who were co-authors of the “Sex Positivity in Counseling Psychology” Major Contribution article published in The Counseling Psychologist that was recently awarded the 2018 Outstanding Paper Award.

Two Counseling Psychology Faculty Win Research Awards

Dr. Candice Hargons, Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology and Dr. Joseph Hammer, Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology, both recently received Research and Creative Activity Fund Awards. These internal awards are sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Kentucky. Congratulations to you both!   … Read More

Spring 2018 Social Justice Scholarship Series

The 4th Annual Social Justice Scholarship Series (SSJS) is back for Spring 2018.  A special thanks to the School Psychology program for taking the lead this year!  Meeting location and advanced reading materials for these topics will be distributed via the listserv prior to each meeting. Below is the schedule … Read More

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